Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium botrys L.

Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot

Cherokee - Drug, Misc. Disease Remedy

Use documented by:
Hamel, Paul B. and Mary U. Chiltoskey, 1975, Cherokee Plants and Their Uses -- A 400 Year History, Sylva, N.C. Herald Publishing Co., page 41

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Scientific name: Chenopodium botrys L.
USDA symbol: CHBO2 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Jerusalem Oak Goosefoot
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Family (APG): Amaranthaceae
Native American Tribe: Cherokee
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Misc. Disease Remedy
Notes: Warm infusion of root taken in winter for 'fever diseases.'

RECRD: 83854 id: 9461